Jackie Bradley Jr Playing Red Sox Savior

It’s time to wonder what the real Jackie Bradley Jr looks like. With 270 games played so far in his career he’s shown flashes of some power, a troubling level of strikeouts and some ability to draw walks. His glove has always been so valued that many were willing to...

Carson Smith Returning on Tuesday

The return of Carson Smith is a great surprise for a team currently 14th overall in team xFIP by relievers. The starters are starting to look better in the front end, but the return of a strikeout reliever like Smith is really going to help the Red Sox pen improve....

April a Tough Month for Buchholz

The other day I did some research into Craig Kimbrel and how he often starts slow each season. It’s not a rare thing to see players struggle in the early going and pitchers especially struggle for whatever reason. It could be weather or still building strength, but...

Breaking Down David Price 2016

Something I’ve been noticing is not only how well David Price has been pitching even though the results haven’t shown that yet, but that he’s doing so with even better strikeout numbers than he’s ever had before. Admittedly this is only in less than 30 innings...

Craig Kimbrel no Stranger to Slow Starts

Sure the sky is falling this season and our best two winter additions are bombing so it’s time to throw in the towel or at least that’s what it seems according to the Boston media. Looking at counting stats after 18 games is silly and it’s even worse for pitchers. Now...

Rick Porcello enjoying the new defense

There’s been a lot of hand wringing about how bad of a signing Rick Porcello has been and how this season he is never going to earn his $20 million dollars in the first year of the contract. The results early have been mixed, but looking at what Porcello can...